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Three Cheers for Anze Kopitar as LA Kings Edge Rangers in OT

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Game 54; 33-18-3 NEW YORK, N.Y. — They started strong but more importantly, they finished strong as the Los Angeles Kings came back late to upend the New York Rangers, winning in overtime by a 5-4 count. The win improves the silver-and-black to an astonishing 8-1 record in the extra ...

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Kopitar, Lecavalier Highlight Emotional January for LA Kings

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As far as points and wins go, it wasn’t quite as good as the first three months of the season but January for the Los Angeles Kings was nonetheless a good one. They sported a 6-5-1 in the month, closing it out remaining first in the Pacific Division with a ...

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LA Kings Regular-Season Preview: Game 45 vs. Dallas

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Los Angeles Kings 2015-16 Regular Season: Game 45 vs. Dallas, January 19, 2016, 7:30pm PST After winning in Anaheim on Sunday, the Los Angeles Kings return home on Tuesday night for their first of three meetings with the 29-12-5 Dallas Stars. The Stars come into STAPLES Center with one of ...

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The Importance of Being Anze Kopitar

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You could hear a pin drop at STAPLES Center that afternoon. It is a moment that the Los Angeles Kings and their fans will never forget: their star forward lying helpless on the ice. It was a sight, a feeling that still leaves this writer — in addition to many ...

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LA Kings Invade Ponda, Edging Ducks 3-2

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Game 44; 28-13-3 ANAHEIM — It was the first installment of this season’s Freeway Faceoff and the Los Angeles Kings came out victorious, edging the Anaheim Ducks by a 3-2 count. The Kings avenge themselves from their third-period collapse on Saturday vs. Ottawa, returning to the win column. After not ...

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Anze Kopitar Signing Delayed as “Details to Work On” Remain

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Fans sat around on Friday expecting the big news to become official. However, they, along with the media on hand at Toyota Sports Center, were left disappointed as Anze Kopitar left the Kings’ practice facility without signing a new contract. The star’s agent, Pat Brisson, according to Lisa Dillman of ...

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LA Kings, Anze Kopitar Finally Reach New Deal; Now What?

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The saga has mercifully come to an end. From ‘inching closer’ to being ‘close to done’ to ‘far from done’ to ‘inching closer’, the drama that was the Anze Kopitar‘s contract extension has finally — and thankfully — reached a conclusion. On Wednesday, TSN‘s Bob McKenzie reported that Kopitar and ...

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Anze Kopitar, LA Kings Extension Talks Becoming Irritating

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Last month, the two sides were “very close” to a new extension. Today, a new contract between the Los Angeles Kings and Anze Kopitar is reportedly “far from done”. This according to TSN‘s Darren Dreger via TheScore.ca. To go backwards from one extreme to another seems almost impossible to justify, but ...

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Kopitar with Four Points as LA Kings Snap Wings’ Win-Streak

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Game 42; 27-12-3 LOS ANGELES — The Detroit Red Wings entered STAPLES Center on Monday riding a four-game winning streak. On Sunday, they had edged the Ducks in Anaheim to improve to 17-3-7 in one-goal games. On paper at least, the Los Angeles Kings appeared to have met their match. ...

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Elliott Strong as Blues Hold Off Resilient Kings in Shootout

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Game 41; 26-12-3 LOS ANGELES — It was certainly a chippy, defensive affair, but in the end, it was the St. Louis Blues who prevailed, defeating the Los Angeles in the shootout, 2-1. The win snaps the Blues’ five-game losing skid and gives them their first extra-time victory in four-straight ...

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